Educating Esme: Diary of a Teacher's First Year Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Esmé Raji Codell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I: Pages 45 through 71.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the ethnic makeup of Codell's class?
(a) Mostly white.
(b) Mostly hispanic.
(c) About half and half, black and white.
(d) Mostly black.

2. According to a November 10th entry, what did Codell's landlord call her father's apartment?
(a) A whorehouse.
(b) A filthy mess.
(c) A palace of learning.
(d) A den of sin.

3. How long into Codell's teacher observation time is she allowed to teach?
(a) On the first day.
(b) After one month.
(c) She is never allowed to teach, but only observe.
(d) On the second day.

4. When interviewed for her first teaching job, how does Codell characterize her discipline style?
(a) Assertive.
(b) Proactive.
(c) Aggressive.
(d) Flexible.

5. How many new teachers are introduced prior to the school's opening in Part I?
(a) 35.
(b) 5.
(c) 12.
(d) 25.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of Codell's immediate supervisor at her work in Part I?

2. On December 14th, older children steal which of Codell's classroom accessories?

3. What problem does Vanessa have in announcing the class' Christmas show?

4. Why do school administrators reject Codell's proposal for the Fairy Tale Festival?

5. Why is Codell angry after she breaks up a fight between two girls on December 8th?

(see the answer key)

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